Active Alopecians in Portland OR

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Active Alopecians in Portland OR

A group of people that want to get together about once a month in and around the Portland area and do fun activities and create awareness. Maybe some hiking, biking, river rafting and camping!

Location: Portland, OR
Members: 23
Latest Activity: Dec 18, 2018

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Portland alopecia specialist

Started by Lora flores Jul 12, 2015. 0 Replies

Does anyone know of an alopecia specialist in or near Portland? Any leads would be great as well. Thank you so very much!

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Comment by Megan Simon on December 18, 2018 at 4:09pm

Hello!

My name is Megan Simón and I am the new NAAF (National Alopecia Areata Foundation) Support Group Leader for Portland, Oregon and the surrounding areas. We will be holding meetings every 2 months at Tabor Space in SE Portland as well as planning events, having speakers and supporting awareness month fundraising efforts.

If you live in Portland, Oregon or it's surrounding areas please feel free to join our group, I'm looking forward to meeting you!

My story: I have had Alopecia Areata since I was 5 years old and have had varying degrees of hair loss consistently throughout my life. My goal with this support group is to create a community that is a safe space for people to share stories, laughter and friendship with individuals that are struggling with the same shared experience. Portland has been without an NAAF sponsored support group for over 5 years and I am so excited to bring it back!

You can find our support group online on Facebook here: 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/579327095822971/?hc_location=group

Comment by thingsthatglow on October 19, 2017 at 8:11pm
Hi everyone! I just joined. Is this group still active?
Comment by Brenna on January 23, 2017 at 2:01pm

Hi!  I've been wanting to find other bald women in Portland (who don't wear wigs) to share stories and laughs with.  I think the hardest part of being a bald woman is often having no one else who sees or understands all the little daily difficulties of looking different in this particular way.  If you're out there, let me know! - brenna

Comment by Trill33 on August 7, 2016 at 1:46pm
Hi! Is this still active? I've lived here my whole life and have only met one other person with AA. I've been wanting to meet others with it for awhile now.
Comment by Deeann on July 23, 2015 at 2:37am

Hi there.  I am from the Seattle area, and heading down to Portland this weekend. If anyone would like to get together, I'd love to connect with others who have alopecia. I can bring my book if you would like to check it out Head-On, Stories of Alopecia.

Comment by Lora flores on July 12, 2015 at 1:30am
Is this group still active? If so, what are the details?
Comment by Georgie on July 24, 2011 at 10:54pm
Did anyone attend the meeting in July? What topics do you guys discuss? Wish I had been able to make it....am definitely going to make the August meeting.
Comment by Jeannie Terrel on May 6, 2011 at 12:05am
Hey guys we are going to be having a NAAF meeting in Lake Oswego see below...

We are meeting in the second floor conference room at the Lake Oswego public library at 10:00 am on May 7th. Address: 706 4th St., Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

Our group is just getting started and we look forward to meeting you. Please feel free to check out our new Facebook page: NAAF support group - Oregon
Comment by Camille Reinecker on February 8, 2011 at 1:33am
I am in!!! This will be awesome! :)
Comment by Jeannie Terrel on January 5, 2011 at 3:51pm
Leah,
I will email you and we can try to set a time for us all to get together.
 

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